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Department of Informatics

Welcome to all our students! 

Do you trust online banking? Is online shopping safe? Wondering how Google finds answers to your searchers so quickly? Or how graphics in video games are made? Will you be developing software and IT solutions for the future? If you think these questions sound exciting, then our study programs are for you!

We prepare our graduates for highly diverse careers in ICT, finance, media and academia. Did you start your computer science studies outside of Norway? We have several options for you to be a student of our department or to start a research career with us.

Bioinformatics

Pushing bioinformatics further

Computational Biology Unit, a leading hub of bioinformatics research in Bergen, Norway, aims to boost computational biology research and education in the country. Now, they are seeking the best young researchers.

Horizon 2020

UiB attracts foreign researchers

One UiB researcher departs for Denmark, while five excellent European researchers come to UiB to conduct research. They have received Marie Curie fellowships from the European Union in collaboration with researchers at the University of Bergen.

Video | Introduction to Elixir

ELIXIR - distributed infrastructure for biological data

Watch our new ELIXIR profile video to get an overview about ELIXIR. In it, Niklas Blomberg (ELIXIR Director), Ewan Birney (EMBL-EBI), Alfonso Valencia (ELIXIR Spain) and others explain what ELIXIR is and what it does, and Olav Lanes, Head of R&D at ArticZymes, explains why public data are so...

RESEARCHERS TO WATCH

The play of algorithms

Why do writers write? One of the reasons is that they can create their own characters. According to Saket Saurabh, informatics researchers have the same relation to algorithms.

News

Five young researchers funded millions

Five UiB scientists will receive over 100 million NOK from Bergen Research Foundation and the University of Bergen, who aim to lay the groundwork for world class research.

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Best ICT Institute in Norway

Rated by the Research Council of Norway in 2012

Best Masters Degree in Scientific and Technical Subjects

Rated by Studiebarometeret in 2015